Catalyst Quotes

It was a great day at Catalyst today!

Catching up with old friends…

Meeting new friends…

Being challenged by some amazing leaders.

Here are a few of my favorite quotes from the day:

“We have to lead from moral authority, which is the alignment between creed and deed, between what we say and what we do.” Andy Stanley

“Greatness is not a function of the cards that we are dealt, of good or bad luck.  Greatness is a function of conscious choice and discipline.” Jim Collins

“Over-reaching, undisciplined pursuit of more is how the great fall.” Jim Collins

“Invest your time being interested rather than trying to be interesting.” Jim Collins

“The moment you feel the need to tightly manage someone, you’ve made a hiring mistake.” Jim Collins

“Be faithful in the process.” Steven Furtick

“You have to do something people can criticize.” Seth Godin

“No one is seeking a safe leader.” Seth Godin

“You have an obligation to take your leverage and opportunity and do something.” Seth Godin

Hope to share more tomorrow.  Make sure you’re checking out Catalyst Backstage for all the latest!

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  • Jessica October 10, 2008  

    Listening to all the Twitters and Feed is maken me really wish I would have gone! NEXT Year for Sure!!!! Love you!

  • Dwight October 10, 2008  

    Thanks for sharing, Jenni. What a rich & rewarding time for you. Praying for you right now…

  • Rachel Rowell October 10, 2008  

    LOVE these! Since I’m not there, I find myself soaking in tid-bits from those who are. Thanks!

  • Marla Saunders October 11, 2008  

    So sorry we didn’t re-connect before we left Catalyst! But hopefully I’ll see you next week in Nashville!

    Catalyst amazed me. Gave me so much to think about. My favorites were Steven Furtick, Andy Stanley, Jim Collins and Matt Chandler.

    I’ve got summaries of every session up on the blog!

  • tam October 11, 2008  

    “You have an obligation to take your leverage and opportunity and do something.” Seth Godin

    wow! perfect, perfect timing on that one.

  • Eve Annunziato October 11, 2008  

    Love these… Thanks for sharing. So glad you had a great time hanging out with other amazing leaders!! Welcome home.